Irish Drums at the Casual Pint

Learn techniques and etiquette for group jam sessions with Elizabeth Collins, who will be teaching a workshop on how to play the bodhran, a traditional Irish drum. Collins has studied drumming for 15 years under the greats in Ireland. Take this chance to expand your musical repertoire with this unique instrument. Only 10 seats are

Singer-songwriters and sandwiches

Make a night of it at the Original Sub Shop for an Over Yonder Concert House event. Their songwriter showcase features Jeff German and the Blankety Blanks from Granville; Dave Toennies of Border Patrol; and Detroit folk Americana artist Mike Ward. Settle in, order a sub, sip a fancy rose lemonade and let the acoustic

Live Music at Plat8

The Plat8 Lounge Thursday night music series is quickly becoming a local favorite, with an eclectic mix of regional musicians and late-night light fare for under $10 by Chef Anthony. Recent shows have brought music lovers into the fold of this Thursday night hangout. Upcoming shows feature classical jazz from Lori Lefevre & Chris Buzzelli

Max Boyle Wows John Legend on The Voice

23-year-old Toledo native Max Boyle made quite a splash on a recent episode of The Voice, where judges John Legend, Kelly Clarkson, Gwen Stephani and Blake Shelton were blown away by his rendition of Ed Sheeran’s “Wayfaring Stranger.” Boyle, who we recently featured as an up-and-coming pop artist, made the cut and will be on

Rise Up Live

Griffin Hines Farm has over 80 years of musical history under their belts, and they are still continuing to bring on the blues. You have to check out Rise Up Live! Griffin Hines Farm Blues Fest with performances by The Good, The Bad, & The Blues; All-Seeing Eyes; Bobby G & The Third Street Cigar

Toledo has Heart! And Joan Jett!

Legendary band and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame members Heart—sisters Ann and Nancy Wilson — bring their “Love Alive” tour to the Huntington Center on September 28, with special guests (and fellow RnR HOFers) Joan Jett and the Blackhearts! “Love Alive” is the first time Heart has been on the road in three years.

3RingsLeft adds fourth ring — a new album

Alternative pop group 3RingsLeft — made up of sisters Christa, Hannah and Caeli Rose — will celebrate the completion of their first album Bread & Circuses with a release party on October 1 at the Black Cloister Brewing Company. Veteran performers of area stages, the sisters have been performing together for nearly 10 years and

Chaka Khan Comes to Toledo September 20

Modern/contemporary soul singer Chaka Khan and her too perfect band grace the Promenade Park outdoor stage for one more taste of summer. Chaka Khan, known for 80s hits like “I Feel For You” and “I’m Every Woman” has never quit the beat. The artist’s newest single “Like Sugar” is an instant funk dance classic with

Miranda Lambert Performs at the Huntington Center

While Miranda Lambert didn’t win the 2003 TV singing competition Nashville Star, her third-place victory now feels like a minor accomplishment when compared to her record-breaking career. In addition to two Grammy Awards (out of 16 nominations), Lambert has earned the ACM Award for Female Vocalist of the Year for nine years in a row,

Jazz on the Grass

When Gerard Gibbs & ORGANized Crime made its debut in 2000 at the Detroit International Jazz Festival, audiences were stunned with Gibbs’ command of the Hammond B-3 organ and electric keyboards. Almost 20 years later, their unique sound is still wowing audiences. Hear what all the fuss is about as the organ trio brings fresh